I’m currently reading ‘My Year Of Rest And Relaxation’ by Ottessa Moshfegh, a novel about a young woman who decides to drop out of society and sleep for a year. It’s an enticing concept, especially for gentlemen of a certain age like me who share a house with three crazy teenagers and an even crazierContinue reading “My Year Of Rest And Relaxation”
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It’s Holiday Time
I’m officially on holiday. The last few months have a been a blur of activity but I walked out of the office yesterday knowing I didn’t have to darken it’s doors again for almost two weeks. As I did so, I didn’t perform a cartwheel or jump up in the air and click my heelsContinue reading “It’s Holiday Time”
Having Difficulties Getting To Sleep? Then Read This
The older I get, the weirder I seem to be getting. Hard to believe, I know, but true. Take my sleep patterns for example. I can’t remember the last time I experienced an uninterrupted night’s sleep. No matter how tired I am, at some point during the hours of darkness my mental alarm clock willContinue reading “Having Difficulties Getting To Sleep? Then Read This”
I Don’t Snore….I Breathe Heavily
Gosh I’m tired. Have you ever went to bed, dropped off to sleep and then been rudely awakened by the phone ringing? You jump up, thinking you’ve been in a deep slumber for hours, only to look at the clock and realise it’s been for a matter of minutes. It’s a disconcerting, disorienting experience. Well,Continue reading “I Don’t Snore….I Breathe Heavily”
Do You Have Recurring Dreams?
I don’t dream much, and when I do, I invariably cannot remember their content when I wake up the next morning. Fionnuala is the dreamer in our family. She regularly has lucid dreams that often end up becoming reality down the road. She is a seer and her nocturnal adventures are often a startlingly accurateContinue reading “Do You Have Recurring Dreams?”
The 12 Blogging Questions of Christmas – Day 5 – How Much Sleep Do You Need?
Fionnuala and I are permanently tired. The joys of parenthood and having very busy lives. Fionnuala, particularly, never stops. She is always on the go, either in the house, or out and about, tackling the million and one tasks required in order to keep the household afloat. I also struggle to keep on top ofContinue reading “The 12 Blogging Questions of Christmas – Day 5 – How Much Sleep Do You Need?”
My Name Is Stephen and I Am A Snorer
I’m feeling a little under the weather. I awoke yesterday with a cold that one of my daughters thoughtfully passed on to me. One of the perks of sharing a house with little people. I felt lousy yesterday and a little less lousy today. All I want to do is sleep. All Fionnuala wants toContinue reading “My Name Is Stephen and I Am A Snorer”
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